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BETWEEN GENIUS AND GENOCIDE: THE TRAGEDY OF FRITZ HABER, FATHER OF CHEMICAL WARFARE
Written by Daniel Charles.
Stock no. 1818384
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The first man to fix nitrogen from the air, which led to mass production of agricultural fertilisers; winner of the Nobel Prize; the creator of chemical warfare; a German patriot destroyed by the Nazis... Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0224064444.
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DANTON THE GENTLE GIANT OF TERROR
Written by David Lawday.
Stock no. 1318398
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The personalities and associations that inspired and fuelled the Revolution. Black boards, silver title to spine. 294 pages. B/w plates. ISBN: 9780224079891. Top of spine is bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at spine and corners and has a small scuff mark to middle of front panel.
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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER
Written by Robert Payne.
Stock no. 1818247
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1973. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The private and public life of the man who at close quarters impressed the author as 'quiveringly alive, ruthlessly intelligent and far from a caricature'. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0224009273. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.
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WINTER HOLIDAY
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318083
Published by Jonathan Cape. 4th 1936. Very good condition.

Green cloth gilt title to spine, embossed title to front cover. B/w illustrations. 359 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light mark to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents else clean. Name and date in ink to verso of frontis. Book leans to one side a little
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PEPPER & JAM
Written by Longbody. Illustrated by Reginald Pepper.
Stock no. 1817603
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to each page featuring white and black cats, text of story below. ISBN: 0224021397. Corners bumped & rubbed. Light browning to page edges.
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THE BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by Michael Morpurgo; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley; Emma Chichester Clark; et al..
Stock no. 2130581
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated treasury of stories and poems in aid of The Prince's Foundation for Children & the Arts in celebration of HRH The Prince of Wales's sixtieth birthday. Edited by Morpurgo and Blake. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780224083607. Small fade mark along top edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THE TYGER VOYAGE
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 2130579
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial green boards. Orange endpapers. Lovely colour illustrations facing each page of verse. 30 pages. 10 x 7.75 inches. ISBN: 0224012371. Browning to page edges. Spine is faded.
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PINK FURNITURE
Written by A.E. Coppard. Illustrated by Nancy Bankart Gurney.
Stock no. 2130348
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tale for lovely children with noble natures. Pale pink cloth, blue titles. 251 pages. Full-page b/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Foxing to covers and endpapers. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-creasing and chipping; a few small nicks.
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BRUCE CHATWIN PHOTOGRAPHS AND NOTEBOOKS
Written by Bruce Chatwin; Francis Wyndham; David King.
Stock no. 2130135
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour photos, black and white maps. ISBN: 0224036548. Bumping to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and chips.
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I LEONARDO
Written by Ralph Steadman. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 2130114
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Raucous, anarchic, exquisite and moving... Large oblong format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224019163. Some fading to spine and cover edges. Wrapper is creased with 1" tear to base of spine; couple of other small nicks to corners.
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SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2130035
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1953. Almost very good condition.

Green boards. Gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. Smaller format. 7.5 x 5". 352 pages. Cheap edition. Spine is browned with bumping and a few marks. Some scuff marks to covers. Heavy page edge browning; damp mark to outer page edges.
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FATHER CHRISTMAS'S LAST PRESENT
Written by Marie-Aude Murail; Elvire Murail. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2130005
Published by Jonathan Cape. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224070215. SIGNED by Illustrator to front endpaper. Wear along cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a couple of small margin tears.
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